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Organizational controls and discretionary program decision making

Kenneth A Merchant

Organizational controls and discretionary program decision making

a field study

by Kenneth A Merchant

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Published by Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decision making

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kenneth A. Merchant
    SeriesWorking paper / Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University -- 9-784-063
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35, [9] p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14056012M

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